Romelu Lukaku has hit back at Jose Mourinho following his £28million exit from Chelsea, reports the Daily Star.

Mourinho delivered a parting shot at the Belgian striker following his permanent move to Everton, claiming Lukaku was not prepared to fight for his place.

But the 21-year-old has hit back, claiming he was never given a fair chance at Chelsea, and needed to be at a club where it ‘felt right.’

He said: “I want to develop and become one of the best and the manager wants to make our team one of the best teams in England.

“So to me it was a great challenge to play under him. I need to play at a high level and play in a good team. I’m not saying Chelsea are not a good team but I needed to be in a place where it felt right.

“I have the trust of the supporters. I can grow. I can develop. It almost feels that I belong here. That’s why I came back.

“I have a very good relationship with the players and the staff. Everybody who is involved at this football club. So for me this is the place where I belong.

“Expectations for myself are very high and here it is a good environment to develop as a young player. We have a lot of young players in the team who want to work hard and a manger who is ambitious.

“For me it’s easy. I just want to improve and get better year after year. Our ambition is to become one of the best in the country. To challenge to be fourth.”

 

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  • Not a JCL
    3 months ago

    Good player but the kid should shut up. He probably wrote his own future out of Chelsea’s history books, because he is stupid, and cannot keep his lip zipped! FACT!!

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